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Man drowns in Kentucky lake

June 3, 2018

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man has drowned at a Kentucky lake.

WKYT-TV reports the man was unresponsive when he was pulled from the water Saturday at Laurel River Lake Spillway Beach in Whitley County.

Witnesses say the man went under the surface and didn’t come back up. He was found after about eight minutes, removed from the water and given CPR. A coroner pronounced him dead at a hospital and confirmed his identity as 42-year-old Alfonzo Sanchez-Gonzalez of Lexington.

The investigation is being handled by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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Information from: WKYT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com

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